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The Weekend Guide

cocktail crafting!

Who’s bitter?

MIX
The Institute of Domestic Technology Cocktail Crafting Class
What: Dean of Beverages Daniel Kent guides newbies through the basics of bitters (students take home a fresh batch), liqueur infusions, a Prohibition-era drink recipe, and more.
Why: Less than a Benjamin ($95) gets you everything you need to soak away your Valentine’s Day woes.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Dr., at Doheny Rd., Beverly Hills (310-285-6830). Reserve your spot at instituteofdomestictechnology.com.

BEAUTIFY
Kelley Baker Brows

What: The trusted wax-pert expands her Westside operations to a Beverly Hills outpost inside the famed Lasky Clinic.
Why: Settle in for a face-framing session by Baker or one of her Brow Divas; maintain with pro tools from in-house line The Collection by Kelley Baker Brows.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 201 S. Lasky Dr., at Charleville Blvd., Beverly Hills (310-461-3839).

SHOP
Spindle & Canister
What:
After several temporary dwellings, the local-approved boutique settles into a permanent space to hawk its collection of cashmere-centric separates and big-name favorites.
Why: After pilfering racks of easy essentials from Heidi Merrick, Band of Outsiders, and Kieley Kimmel, refuel with a snack from neighboring Malibu Kitchen & Gourmet Country Market.
When: Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 3900 Cross Creek Rd., at Pacific Coast Hwy., ste. a, Malibu (310-317-0055).

Rachel Pally Warehouse Sale
What: Replenish a worn-out wardrobe with seasonal staples from the holiday 2013 collection at up to 85 percent off.
Why: Printed jersey dresses, light-as-air knit separates, and candy-colored jumpsuits are the antidote to midwinter blues.
When: Today-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 201 S. Anderson St., at Azusa St., Downtown (818-512-9575).

DEVOUR
Le Mervetty Opens

What: Parisian cloud cakes solidify their place on the L.A. dessert scene with the unveiling of pastry chef Etty Benhamou’s Beverly Hills patisserie.
Why: Renowned ballerina Anna Pavlova is the muse for the house special, Pavlova Merveilleux (layers of meringue, strawberries, vanilla whipped cream).
When: Tues.-Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where:
319 N. Canon Dr., b/t Dayton & Brighton Ways, Beverly Hills (310-804-9409).

PLAY
Cupid’s Day Off Valentine’s Day Party
What: Find your Mr. or Ms. Right (or at least Right Now) at this one-night-only event hosted by everyone’s favorite swipe-happy app, Tinder.
Why: Whether you’re flying solo or with a posse of your closest pals, themed drinks and DJ Grant Shapiro guarantee a good time will be had by all. Don’t forget to rock your finest reds.
When: Fri., 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles, 8440 Sunset Blvd., at N. Olive Dr., West Hollywood (323-848-6025).

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LOCATIONS
Rachel Pally Warehouse Sale
201 S Anderson St
@ Azusa St
Los Angeles, CA 90023
818-512-9575
319 N Canon Dr
bt Dayton & Brighton Ways
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-804-9409
201 S Lasky Dr
@ Charleville Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
310-461-3839
8440 Sunset Blvd
@ N Olive Dr
West Hollywood, CA 90069
323-848-6025
905 Loma Vista Dr
@ Doheny Rd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-285-6830
3900 Cross Creek Rd
@ Pacific Coast Hwy, ste a
Malibu, CA 90265
310-317-0055
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